Horningsea is not a large village but has some useful services and facilities.
The village has a farm shop to the north end of the village, a pub at the south end, a restaurant offering accommodation, 2 garden centres, and a number of people who run small businesses from home. There is a regular bus service and Waterbeach railway station 2 miles to the north. The nearest post office is at Waterbeach.
Activities and Contacts list gives a full list of local activities and contact details in the village
The Plough and Fleece pub is a regular meeting place for locals to both drink, eat and play petanque as well as indulge in the monthly book club and Tuesday quiz nights
Horningsea Stores in the Plough and Fleece – a small village shop stocking all your essentials as well as fresh bread, home-roasted ham and homemade jams and chutneys.
Opening hours: 11am-3pm, 6:30pm-9:30pm Mon to Sat, 10:30am-5pm Sundays
The Crown and Punchbowl offers restaurant facilities and accommodation
A Caravan Club Certified Location is at the southern entrance to the village
Sam Morris Bread and Egg Deliveries Organic and free range products delivered on Saturday mornings
Cambridge Garden Plants sells perennial plants from a natural garden landscape
Notcutts Garden Centre sells a range of gardening equipment, plants and sheds and has a cafeteria
Mobile library stops in Horningsea at the bus shelter on alternate Tuesday afternoons
National Rail – Waterbeach Station is on the Kings Cross line with a fast service to London
Whippet Coaches provide the 196 service, Mon-Frid, between Cambridge, Horningsea and Waterbeach.
Beaches Community Car Service is a voluntary, inexpensive service for all reasonable local journeys
Panther Taxis (C715715) now operate a metered service from Horningsea, making this cheaper than before.
Sustrans cycling route 11, via the River Cam towpath, offers a quiet, safe and pleasant cycling & walking route to Cambridge, Waterbeach and Milton